David Kowalczyk

Rookie (11-22-1952 / Batavia, New York)

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David Kowalczyk lives and writes in Batavia, New York. He has taught English in Changwon, South Korea, and Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, as well as at several colleges in the United States, including Arizona State. His work has appeared in five anthologies and over fifty magazines, including California Quarterly, Bogg, Maryland Review, and St. Ann's Review. He was founding editor of Gentle ... more »

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  • Rookie Mary Jo White (3/25/2008 9:16:00 AM)

    I love to read your poems in the morning. They uplift my entire day.

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April Fools

Spring. A great yellow stain.
Forsythias burst and daffodils explode.
Swallows hurry back from Mexico
and are bitten by
the laughing snows of April.


Spring, the smile
of a ninety-year old man
who can't hear a thing you say
yet keeps talking to you nonetheless.


Spring and dreams
have that in common.

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